AC corporations tesla mechanics will make house calls

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Is this what our future looks like? Bring it on, but bring down the cost! Tesla: Mechanics Will Make House Calls www.huffingtonpost.com retrieved October 4, 2009 NEW YORK - Taking a cue from house-call services like Best Buy's Geek Squad, electric carmaker Tesla Motors is launching a maintenance plan where mechanics travel to owners' homes or offices to perform repairs and tuneups. Tesla, which makes the $109,000 Roadster electric car, said the plan is convenient for customers who won't have to bring their vehicle to a showroom, while cutting costs by making a large network of Tesla service locations unnecessary. "You know how there's a Chevy dealer on every block or strip mall? We don't intend to have a footprint like this," spokeswoman Rachel Konrad said. But the service won't be cheap. The carmaker will charge vehicle owners $1 for every roundtrip mile its technicians travel, from showroom to garage, with a minimum charge of $100 per trip. For the Tesla driver in Manhattan, where the company opened a store over the summer, the cost
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course COMM 1000345 taught by Professor Mccloud during the Winter '10 term at Mohawk College.

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